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Commissioner

AlAnderson.jpgAl Anderson
Commissioner
701-328-7284





Jill Schwab
Executive Assistant to the Commissioner
701-328-5312

Justin Dever
Co-Deputy Commissioner
701-328-7258

Sandy McMerty
Co-Deputy Commissioner
701-328-5371


Administrative Staff

LaVonne Stair
Office Manager
701-328-5317

Joleen M. Leier 
Human Resources Specialist
701 328-2469
 
Finance

Celeste Engelhard
Account/Budget Manager
701-328-5306

Michelle Halone
Accounting/Budget Specialist

701-328-5398

Lori Nitsch
Grants and Contracts Officer
701-328-2693

Peggy M. Anderson
Accounting/Budget Specialist
701-328-7255
 
Marketing and Communications

Sandy McMerty
Senior Marketing & Communications Manager/Co-Deputy Commissioner
701-328-5371

Brianna Ludwig
Marketing Manager
701-328-5383

Kim Schmidt
Public and Media Relations Manager
701-328-2532

Jesse Bradley
Communications Manager
701-328-5300

Tricia Miller
Digital Systems Manager
701-328-5328


 
Secretarial

Sue Kobilansky
Administrative Assistant
701-328-2819

Aasta Stute
Administrative Assistant
701-328-4140

Denise Faber
Administrative Assistant
701-328-7282
 
Connie Hill
Administrative Assistant
701-328-1031
 
Pam Heiser
Receptionist
701-328-5300
 
Information Technology

Brad Rosenfeldt
Information Technology Manager
701-328-5362

Peggy Weiss
CRM Manager
701-328-5382
 
Census Office

Kevin Iverson
Census Office Manager/Procurement Manager
701-328-5385

Joe Cicha
Census Specialist
701-328-7283
 
Office of Innovation & Strategic Initiatives

Justin Dever
Manager/Co-Deputy Commissioner
701-328-7258

Christopher Kalash
Commercialization Manager
701-328-5322

Jared Stober
Entrepreneurship Program Manager
701-328-5373

Carla Hahn
Accountability Manager
(701) 328-3698
 
Partners

Tony Richards 
Director of Impact Dakota (Manufacturing Extension Partnership)
701-328-5471

Deb Eslinger
Director - Center for Technology & Business
701-223-0707 

David Martin
Director - SBDC
701-328-5865

Dean Gorder
Executive Director - North Dakota Trade Office
701-231-1159


 
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